Webpages tagged with «Human Rights»
By Geir Ulfstein and Andreas Føllesdal. This text was first published on the EJIL Talk - Blog of the European Journal of International Law.
On January 9th 2018, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) released an Advisory Opinion, requested by Costa Rica in 2016, recognizing important features of the right to gender identity and non-discrimination against same-sex couples.
For more than two decades, one Austrian lawyer has strategically represented cases to eliminate discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people before domestic and international courts. On 5 December 2017, the Austrian Constitutional Court decided that two persons of the same sex must be able to enter into civil marriage.
In February this year, Slovenia legalized same-sex marriage. From a European standpoint, this may not seem particularly ground-breaking considering that the Netherlands were the first to legalise same-sex marriage in 2001. However, marriage equality has been an uphill battle.
By Stian Øby Johansen, PhD Candidate, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, University of Oslo
By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts and Claire Poppelwell-Scevak, Research Assistant, PluriCourts
By Laura Létourneau-Tremblay, Researcher, MultiRights/PluriCourts
By Ramute Remezaite, PhD Candidate, School of Law, Middlesex University
By Alice Panepinto, Research Fellow, Centre for Human Rights in Practice, Warwick University, UK
By Nino Tsereteli, PhD Candidate, MultiRights
By Laura Letourneau-Tremblay, Research Assistant, PluriCourts
By Camila Gianella Malca, Guest Researcher, PluriCourts
By Stian Oby Johansen, Research Assistant, MultiRights